3 patients with coronavirus arrive in Armenia from Italy via different flights, one has transit flight, minister says

March 12, 2020  14:37

Three patients diagnosed with coronavirus have arrived in Armenia from Italy via different flights. And one has a transit flight, Armenian health minister Arsen Torosyan told reporters on Thursday.

According to him, one of the patients returned to Armenia 2-3 days ago, the other two - about 10 days ago. Upon arrival, none of them had a fever or any other symptoms. As soon as symptoms appeared, they were hospitalized and tested positive.

All people who were in contact with these people have been identified, the minister said.

According to Torosyan, there are 41 people in Tsaghkadzor. And 31 people may return home in the next two days if their coronavirus tests are negative. Another 10-20 people may be transferred to Tsaghkadzor in the near future.

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